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Herbert Schultz

January 12, 1925 - January 31, 2010

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SCHULTZ, Herbert
(1925 – 2010)

On Sunday January 31st, Mr. Herbert P. “Herb” Schultz of Osoyoos passed away at the South Okanagan General Hospital at the age of 85 years.

He was predeceased by his parents Phillip and Erna as well as his wartime extended family; Arthur and Dorothy Genet and their sons Basil (Rose) and Maurice.

Herb will be lovingly remembered by Eileen, his beloved wife of sixty-one years; daughter Elaine (Doug) Harper and son Jack (Rita); grandsons Keith (Barb), Allan (Alison), Michael (Joanne), David (Toni), Adam (Kim) and Patrick (Heather); and great-grandchildren include Nathan, Brayden, Stacey, Melanie and Logan; his brothers Alex (Yvonne) and Carl (Betty) as well as his sister Leona (Emmett) Hansen; his many nieces and nephews, and his wartime extended family, Edwin, Denis (Betty) and Sheila Helmore.

Herb was born in Edmonton, Alberta and prior to the war, he worked on his uncle’s dairy farm.
He served active duty during the Second World War with the Canadian Scottish Regiment. Herb received service medals including the 1939-1945 Star, France and Germany Star and the Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with Clasp.

Following the war, he worked in housekeeping at the George Derby Centre for Veterans.
He was a proud member of the Royal Canadian Legion # 173 and enjoyed helping with the Poppy Drive. He was also on the Water Quality Society, Rural Rate Payers Association, the C.N.I.B. and he was an Elder with Valley Congregational for many years. In his earlier years he volunteered as a Cub Leader in Surrey and was a First Aid attendant for Minor Lacrosse.

Herb travelled extensively and loved cruising. He enjoyed fishing, camping, watching hockey, playing guitar and mouth organ and singing around camp fires and at church.

A private family graveside service will be held at the Osoyoos Lakeview Cemetery, Field of Honour. A memorial service will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday February 6th at the Valley Congregational Christian Church on Black Sage Road. A reception will follow the service in the church fellowship hall.

Donations gratefully accepted to the C.N.I.B.

A special thanks to Dr. Robert Calder and the nursing staff at South Okanagan General Hospital, Palliative Care Unit.

Condolences may be directed to the family by visiting www.nunes-pottinger.com
Arrangements entrusted to Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service & Crematorium, Osoyoos & Oliver, BC.

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From: Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff

Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Lionel and Judy Dallas
Relation: Friends

We were so sorry to hear of Herb’s passing. Herb was a great supporter of Lionel during Lionel’s years with the Osoyoos Lake Water Quality Society. He shared his knowledge, his friendship to all. We extend our sympathies to the family and know you will all have many fond memories to treasure always.

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
February 6, 2010
Beginning at 11:00am

Location:
Valley Congregational Christian Church
30850 - 71st Street
Oliver, BC Canada V0H 1T0

A graveside committal service will be held at 9:30 A.M. Saturday February 6, 2010 at the Osoyoos Lakeview Cemetery. A memorial service will follow at 11:00 A.M. Saturday February 6, 2010 at the Valley Congregational Christian Church.

30850 - 71st Street
Oliver, BC Canada V0H 1T0

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The C.N.I.B.
247 Lawrence Avenue
Kelowna, BC
V1Y 6L2
 

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